There will be plenty of activities to keep families entertained at Guelph Civic Museum during March Break fun week, March 16 to 20.
New this year for that week only, the museum will be extending its hours with an earlier opening time of 10am and closing at 5pm. The theme this year is Ancient Egypt, which features the Royal Ontario Museum travelling exhibit Egypt, Gift of the Nile.
Families can see the daily themes, and special guests and demonstrations planned for the week. On Monday, Dress like an Egyptian and find out how linen is produced with Norma Goring from the Guelph Guild of Weavers and Spinners.
On Tuesday, it is Egyptian Creatures, highlighted with a visit from Hamilton Reptiles. Music and Dance will be explored on Wednesday with Egyptian dancer Ishra.
On Thursday, Chris Gohm, an expert on Egyptian history from Wilfrid Laurier University will talk about the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt, and on Friday, learn about papyrus and how paper is made.
Demonstrations are scheduled for 11am and 2pm every day. Regular admission applies.
Egypt, Gift of the Nile closes on March 29.
The Guelph Civic Museum is located at 6 Dublin Street South. Contact Guelph Museums at 836-1221 or visit: guelph.ca/museum.